Data Sources

These data sources provide information for communities looking for more local data. These sources provide either unique, local data; more information on demographic breakdowns (e.g., age, sex, race/ethnicity); or data for sub-county geographic units (e.g., cities, zipcodes or school districts).

Colorado Data Sources

Name Description Breakdown
Colorado Adolescent Health Data

Starting in 2013, the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey was launched with a single, comprehensive survey system to measure youth health behaviors in Colorado. This unified survey will be administered every other year in odd-numbered years in randomly selected schools and classrooms in Colorado.

Colorado Central Cancer Registry

The Colorado Central Cancer Registry publishes regular reports with incidence and mortality data by county.

Colorado Department of Education Statistics

The Colorado Department of Education provides district and state level data in a variety of educational areas.

Colorado Department of Public Safety Division of Criminal Justice - Crime Statistics

Crime and arrest statistics are provided at the state and county level.

Colorado Environmental Public Health Tracking

Colorado is part of the National Tracking Network, created in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to make data on environmental hazards, exposures, and health effects easier to find and use.

Colorado Health and Environmental Data - Communicable Diseases

Provides data, information, and reports about communicable diseases in Colorado

Colorado Health Indicators

The Colorado Health Indicators dataset provides a wide variety of metrics ranging from social determinants of health to health outcomes. Data are provided at the county, regional and state level. The data are designed to help inform community health assessment and planning work but provide sub-state estimates that can be used for many purposes.

Colorado Health Institute - County Health Profiles

The Colorado Health Institute provides access to county-level information on a variety of health care measures.

Colorado Hospital Association - Hospital Utilization Data

This site includes hospital utilization and emergency department data.

Colorado Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

The Colorado Prescription Drug Monitoring Program is a powerful tool for prescribers and dispensers to help reduce prescription drug misuse, abuse and diversion: helping them to make more informed decisions when considering prescribing or dispensing a controlled substance to a patient.

Colorado's Health Information Dataset

Colorado’s Health Information Dataset provides access to county-level data covering: births, deaths, population, behavioral risk factors, and a range of information contained in the Colorado Household Survey.

Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program) County Fact Sheets

The documents on this page provide an annual snapshot of Medicaid activity including caseload and medical expenditures by county and statewide.

The Colorado Health Report Card

The 2015 Colorado Health Report Card includes detailed information about 38 health indicators to provide a comprehensive picture of the health of Colorado's residents.


Community Health Improvement Resources

These resources include public health agencies (including local public health offices, state agencies, and public health institutes) and other partners in improving community health including United Ways, counties associations, hospital associations, and extension offices.

Colorado Community Resources


Colorado Business Coalitions on Health